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24 March 2023
24 March 2023, New York, USA – In the framework of the UN 2023 Water Conference UNITAR hosted the side event “Promoting Water Culture through Learning & Action”. The overall objective of the side event is to mobilize support and expertise to deliver innovative training and build human capacities on pressing water-related issues at a large scale.
22 March 2023
22 March 2023, New York, USA – Between 22-24 March 2023, The UN 2023 Water Conference reconvenes after nearly 50 years since the 1977 UN Water Conference. The Conference serves as an opportunity for Member States, UN entities, and stakeholders to share commitments that aim to contribute to the implementation of water-related SDGs and associated targets. These voluntary commitments will be collected in the Water Action Agenda to accelerate progress in the second half of the Water Action Decade 2018-2028 and the second half of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
22 March 2023
22 March 2023, New York, USA - UNITAR, York University, the Regional Municipality of York (York Region) and York Regional Police renewed its partnership agreement to foster sustainable development in Canada. This agreement aims to deliver joint training and professional development activities, which target – mainly – government officials, leaders, civil society and other interested parties in the areas of safety mobility including road safety, mental health, gender equality, entrepreneurship and economic growth, and climate change, amongst others.
21 March 2023
21 March 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR’s network of affiliated training centres CIFAL Global Network (CGN) serve as hubs for the exchange of knowledge on development-related topics including water-related issues. The impact and scope of the CGN capture a wide range of stakeholders, with special emphasis on local authorities and civil society leaders, offering cutting-edge learning and training to close to 90,000 beneficiaries per year.
16 March 2023
16 March 2023, New York, USA - UNITAR, Oberlin College, and the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Fall 2023 Bachelor's Degree programme. Bachelor Degree Programmes by Oberlin are specifically designed to promote quality education and are a unique opportunity for students to gain invaluable skills in this field.
15 March 2023
16 March 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in partnership with the Global Foundation For the Performing Arts (GFPA) and Longy School of Music of Bard College, is excited to announce the opening of applications for the Artist Diploma programs Program for the Fall 2023 semester.
10 March 2023
The sustainable energy pillar at the Division for Peace in UNITAR hosts the coordination unit for Global Platform for Action on Sustainable Energy in Displacement Settings (GPA). With a consortium of 16 United Nations and International Non-Governmental Organizations, the goal of the GPA is to ensure that the displaced people around the world have access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy.
3 March 2023
3 March 2023, New York, USA - UNITAR New York Office launched the Spring Global Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) Programme, which aims to provide students with practical knowledge and experience in global diplomacy, current global issues, and challenges, as well as United Nations-related topics. Mr Marco A. Suazo, the Head of the UNITAR Office in New York, welcomed the participants and presented the programme objectives, which focused on understanding the United Nations' international agenda and activities. He introduced the panellists and professors who shared their experiences and expertise at the United Nations. The panellists included H.E. Ambassador Dr Yuriy Sergeyev, H.E. Dr Laszlo Molnar, Dr Angel Angelov, Ms Jelena Pia-Comella, Michele Lee Clarke-Ceres, Cemre Ulker, Ms Larisa Schelkin. Mr Suazo provided a brief overview of the GDI agenda and invited all students to introduce themselves and engage with the panellists.
3 March 2023
3 March 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity Director Mihoko Kumamoto attended the Sport for Future consortium conference in Tokyo on 2 March 2023. The conference showcased leading initiatives that foster the values of sports in Japan and around the world.
2 March 2023
2 March 2023, Cascais, Portugal - UNITAR and Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) join forces to establish the first International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Cascais, Portugal. The partnership with Nova SBE recognizes its work on applied research and commitment to developing new approaches that will help meet society’s most urgent challenges by providing innovative training and facilitating the exchange of knowledge amongst government officials, the private sector, and civil society.